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the truth. >> you never met -- >> cbs news has exclusive information including documents that now sheds new light on the president's service record. 60 minutes has obtained government documents that indicate mr. bush may have received preferential treatment in the guard after not filling his commitments. >> vote republican and you vote to enable george bush to keep rolling as an emperor, a child emperor. but an emperor. >> i have to tell you, as part of record in this case this election. the feeling most people when they hear barack obama speech, i feel that's going up my leg. i don't have that too often. it's a dramatic event. there's nothing to do with politics and has to do with the guy we have about our country. and that is an objective assessment. >> i read that she once took a psychological test is that the position you are most suited for his undertaker. >> on the bus ride up on the snowy road to lebanon, new hampshire, i showed him this week's "newsweek" off the presses. >> how does this feel of all the honors that have come your way, all the publicity? >> well, i have not seen this
was a republican because his boss was. paley, the founder of cbs workea directly for eisenhower in world war ii, and ike loved walter cronkite. when you have thre 20th an anniversary of d-day, eisenhower took cronkite to the beaches, omaha, utah, and wandered around there. there's a feeling in the 50s he was a republican, but the vietnam war by 1968 showed him to be a liberal.he as i write in the end of theame book, he came out publicly saying i'm a man of the left in front of the liberal congresswoman from texas. >> reporter: -- >> did that hurt snip >> no, because he stepped down by thatt time in 1981. he played mr. center, mr. objective well anymore if you duoto the doctor for surgery. you don't care if the doctor's a democrat or republican.don' he did something -- when he camp out in voiced some dissent on the vietnam war, it was the beginning of him editorializing, and we see people doing that alv the time. that's a slippery slope we're on now, and also you see with con kite the birth of television. h e running for president, everybody bum rushed them. they wanted to meet cop cite, not a s
bought that? sixty minutes on the career at cbs. walt tear cron cite and journalism today. sunday at 8 on c-span q & a. >>> i have all the channels, 1992 senate plus author book review speeches, those kinds of things. if i know a bill is coming up on the floor of the house, i watch, you know, which channel i want to see.%h because i have them all. as a book review or someone i'm going to watch that. when i want to find out something that has that's going to be one of the places i look. i'm a public broadcasting fan. i watch the channels. out of a couple of hundred channels i probably have five to ten of the most he watches c-span on direct tv. created by the american cable company in 1979. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. middle income families would pay about $2,000 more in taxes next year if the so called fiscal cliff is allowed to happen in january. bush era tax cuts and the payroll tax holiday are scheduled to end. economist discuss the issue today. this is about an hour and a half. [inaudible conversations] i think we are about ready to get started.
that the committee worked in a bipartisan manner. i was troubled by the july report from cbs news that found suicide rates for our soldiers is up 80%. our veterans are returning rom were with invisible wounds that needs treatment, but are discouraging for seeking those treatments for various reasons. and as a nation we can do better, and we must get this right. into the american legion, i ask you to continue help in this regard, as you lobby the committee on veterans affairs. i hope you're also lobbying the committees on armed services to make sure that they are dealing with this issue as well. care must begin with the person who is on active duty, before they take off the uniform and become veterans as well. service members also if you look at another area, we've got to do better on, and that's for military training. look at jobs. service members are experienced in many different career fields. that can be ferried, such as electronics, medicine, air traffic control's. and we've got to do everything we can as a congress to help our veterans find jobs when they come back. and i think it's important f
but it is rising. >> over on the right side here. >> steve space from w cbs radio. the pre-election polls i've always wondered why our listeners, viewers and readers need to know how other people plan to vote and poison the voting poll and recite them on the radio i'd like to hear the of a panelist thoughts on why do we report the polls? >> who wants to take that? >> it's the way that we gauge the narrative of the race in which way the momentum is. i was in virginia talking to people in prince william county and republicans who voted for john mccain four years ago. i don't know i'm going to do it doesn't like this is going to win it's not necessarily wanting to vote for the loser. it does affect some voters. >> on the other hand, it's not so where earlier in the cycle you say they didn't have a chance i'm not the only one who likes him and maybe he can pull this out and we are curious and want to know what other -- we also want to be part of the conversation with people and know what other people are thinking and i am not sure i think that is such a bad thing and need to be put into isolati
, and bob schiffer the cbs correspondent and a host of face the nation. tomorrow night they are hosting -- there are other stories in the people looking at the candidates and to do. "the chicago tribune" says the gop may hinge on the debate in showdown could be pivotal for romney on president obama's edge. the race enters its final phase of the distinct president obama and 3g dates as the republican mitt romney's best and last chance to reverse the space trend. florent joins in michigan. democratic collar. are you going to a man tomorrow night, and why? lawrence, are you with us? oats want to bill in its water and independent collar. hello, bill. good morning. are you going to be watching tomorrow? >> caller: good morning. absolutely. i was brought up in a republican house told, but i've been paying attention to the debates and have seen a lot of shows about the issues are coming and i just don't have the confidence after the republican convention that they have a plan because they have been avoiding giving any specifics so i want to hear the republicans have something to say. other tha
council, signed a memorandum of understanding memorandum with abc, nbc, cbs and fox. there was about we needed to know he was working in front of camera and he was working in back of camera and entertainment sphere. we have since then gone out also to the news parts of -- has been progress? yes. incremental. we don't have a choice but to push and push harder because of what came out of your. we can anecdotally already knew -- this is a report from latin decisions. and what he did, he interviewed 900 people on what they thought, not latino, what they thought about latinos and on another part of it 3000 people on what they thought about latinos. they were all white people. what they thought, coincided with what news they were looking at. we put energy and in there. we put television news. with the radio and we also put journalism. if they were young and new latinos, they tend to have a good attitude about latinos. if they were older and watching fox news they didn't think very highly of us. and for those things they didn't think highly of? that were not patriotic, that we are not intellig
and will focus entirely on foreign policy. cbs face the nation host, bob schiefer moderates. >> we need to tackle our nation's challenges before they tackle us. we need to save and strengthen medicare and social security and we're putting the ideas on the table how to do that. we're not going to try to scare seniors. we'll save these benefits for seniors and for my generation so these promises are kept. >> they have laid out clearly, they say, that what barack obama and joe biden did they have endangered medicare. they have stole money from medicare and they have done it to get obamacare and all this. and you see it in the ads and hear it in everything they say. nothing could be further from the truth. >> next thursday night, october 11th, congressman paul ryan and vice president joe biden will face off in their only debate. abc news's martha radditz moderates from center college in danville, kentucky. you can watch and engage with c-span in the live debate preview at 7:00 p.m. iron and following the debate at 9:00. e-mails, calls and tweets at 10:30. c-span radio and c-span online at c-span.org.
childcare. it was the subject of nightly news broadcast at one time. i was on nbc and cbs on the same night. in 1998 and 1989 i believe over 100 childcare bills have been introduced. when we worked to draft the bill in 86 and then moved it and 87 and 88 to ensure it was the subject of the campaign it was. both presidential candidates were in childcare centers frequently and both have positions on childcare. my mother was helping out that summer because i think our youngest was about 10 and she said being in this house is like being in poli-sci 101. this year it is challenging. there is no doubt. many issues that affect families on the agenda. it is a different time but it is not different for the children and family in these high-quality and reliable childcare and we have options to. with a willing tough choices we can find a way to invest in childcare which by helping her family's work and her young children learn to support the strong economy right now and into the future. we can do it. we have to get moms to the ticket line. we will and in community after community go to meetings and ask
career at cbs. walter cronkite and journalism today. sunday at 8:00 p.m. on c-span q&a. next week the supreme court will hear oral argument in fisher of the university of texas, a case that could end race conscious administration policies in colleges and universities. the think tank century foundation released a new report from promoting using class status as an alternative to race-based policies in college admission. affirmative action advocates and legal scholars talked about the report, the feature of diversity in universities, and whether it is possible to achieve diversity through race-neutral administration policies. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you all for coming. my name is richard colombard, a senior fellow at the century foundation, which is a small think tank with headquarters in new york, and we have a small office here in washington as well. it was founded in 1919 by edward filene some of you may have visited. i want to recognize the president of century foundation who is here today. the report that we are going to be releasing was co-authored by me and halley p
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